Meaning of “baker” in the English Dictionary

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"baker" in British English

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bakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeɪ.kər/ us /ˈbeɪ.kɚ/

B1 a person whose job is to make bread and cakes for sale, or to sell bread and cakes

UK also baker's a shop where bread and cakes are sold and sometimes made

Examples

  • I called in at the baker's and bought a loaf of bread.
  • He started work at 16 in a local bakers.
  • The baker's across the street does wonderful cakes.
  • The baker's opens at seven.
  • He was a baker by trade.

(Definition of “baker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"baker" in American English

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bakernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbeɪ·kər/

a person whose job is to make bread and cakes for sale

(Definition of “baker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)